Tech-Ed 2014 Coverage

If you missed Tech-Ed this week, have no fear.  The NetApp Communities Podcast roving reporter Glenn Sizemore @glnsize provided daily coverage which includes interviews with session speakers, NetApp employees,  partners,  as well as customer conversations. Microsoft TechEd 2014 Day One Recap Live audio recap from the show floor of Day 1 of Microsoft TechEd 2014 Microsoft TechEd […]

Restricting access to Snapshot copies

Error: When testing your Site Recovery Manager recovery plans it is possible to have a successful test recovery with a warning about snapshots like below: Warning: Failed to update embedded paths in virtual machine file /vmfs/volumes/1234/.snapshot/filer/MyVM.vmx.  Unable to access the file Cause: This is because SRM is not able to write to the snapshot directory […]

It’s as if NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP was made for SRM!

I have long been a fan of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM), especially when using NetApp storage.  NetApp clustered Data ONTAP however really raised the bar when it comes to managing your DR environment on a multiprotocol unified scale-out architecture.  This week I published a new technical report to the NetApp Tech Library that […]